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Help Send our 8th Graders to NYC!

 Statue of Liberty, NYC.                                                                                 Photo via  Good Free Photos

We’re taking our 8th graders on a year-end enrichment trip to New York City on June 12-13, 2018. 

Your donation will help us give all our students the opportunity to explore the history, culture, and activities that New York City has to offer. For many of our students, this will be their first time in New York City, and for some, their first time leaving Massachusetts.

Our scholars will take the bus, leaving at dawn on June 12 and returning the evening of June 13. They will visit historical and cultural sites including the Statue of Liberty, Museum of Modern Art, Museum of Natural History, and Central Park. They will gather material for individual end-of-year portfolio presentations.

The trip is being organized by a committee of 8th-grade parents in collaboration with the 8th-grade teachers and with input from the students themselves.

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TRIP BASICS

June 12 - 13, 2018

Tentative Schedule

Day 1

6:30 am Depart Cambridge
10:30 am Arrive NYC
11:00 am Activities (Small Groups)
1:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm Activities (Small Groups)
6:00 pm Dinner
8:00 pm Broadway Show (Whole Group)
10:30 pm Return to Hotel

Day 2

8:00 am Breakfast at Hotel
9:00 am Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island (Whole Group)
12:00 am Lunch
1:00 pm Ferry to NYC
2:00 pm Activities (Small Groups)
6:00 pm Dinner
8:00 pm Leave NYC
12:00 am Return to Cambridge

Photo of Manhattan Skyline Credit: King of Hearts / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA-3.0, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link
Photo of Statue of Liberty via Good Free Photos